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Master’s Degree in Education

You’ve made the decision to teach, thereby improving our schools, communities and the lives of your students. Move your career forward while enriching your life by completing your Master of Arts (M.A.) in Education degree.

This program gives licensed educators the opportunity to further develop knowledge, skills and dispositions in order to enhance teaching outcomes within a previously earned certification area. For convenience, we offer the option to complete your MA in education degree, literacy specialist and teacher leader programs online.

We provide supportive school programs online in an environment that imparts with a breadth of information; an understanding of critical concepts; and a mastery of skills designed to support a life-long pursuit of professional achievement, responsible service and leadership. This Master of Arts in Education online program offers several study options and the convenience and flexibility of online courses.

Program Offerings
The Master's of education online degree programs do not lead to initial teaching licensure, but can provide additional certification in the following areas: Literacy Specialist, School Counseling, and Teacher as Leader.
View a list of states that accept certifications from Kentucky.

Literacy Specialist Program
School Counseling Program
Teacher Leader Program

Learn more about Master's degree in education concentrations.

If you're researching graduate online education programs in Kentucky, call 855.791.7201 or simply fill out the short Student Information Form.

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